Notting Hill Carnival finale could be a washout

Downpours are likely between 6am and 2pm tomorrow, latest forecasts show, but today is set to be drier

Winston Churchill painting worth £50k goes on display for first time

The work by Walter Sickert was painted in 1927 when Winston Churchill was the Chancellor of the Exchequer

August Bank Holiday: Supermarket opening times

Bank Holiday Monday opening times for Aldi, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose

Car sprayed with 'rapist' graffiti stuns motorists on city roads

A white BMW is turning heads in London - but for all of the wrong reasons, as these pictures show

Shocking: Ms Ward says she was booted out of the coffee shop in her gym-wear

Woman kicked out of Costa coffee shop for wearing leggings and sports bra after gym session

Davina Ward was dressed in her gym kit and was told to leave the coffee shop by staff who judged her outfit to be too revealing


Notting Hill Carnival: YOUR complete guide to the bumper event

Route maps, transport details, location of sound systems and road closure info - the complete Notting Hill Carnival guide

Kensington Odeon campaigners take 25,000 strong petition to Whitehall

Watch as dozens of protesters gathered in Westminster to keep Kensington Odeon cinema open


Kensington Odeon: Live updates as campaigners hand in 25,000-strong petition to government

Get reaction and comments as campaigners battling to save the historic cinema take their fight to Whitehall

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir Ian McKellen and Jimmy Page back petition to save historic Kensington Odeon cinema

The petition will be handed in to Government at around 4pm on Thursday afternoon when supporters are expected to gather

Notting Hill Carnival app launched to help visitors

Carnival mApp tells you where to find the sound stages, food stalls and how to get in and out of the area

What's going on near you this bank holiday weekend: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this Bank Holiday weekend for fun ideas of things to get up to!

MP criticised over 'tardy' response to constituents' letters and emails

Kensington MP Lady Victoria Borwick promises to take action and says: "I apologise to anybody that feels they have not had an appropriate response from me"

August Bank Holiday: What's going on in west London

August bank holiday is just around the corner, and there are plenty of things to do all around west London!

Housing crisis makes it 'impossible' for first-time buyers to save deposit

Latest figures from mayoral candidate Tessa Jowell's office reveals increase in number of years to save for a deposit in west London boroughs

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See which roads in west London are most used by cyclists

The popular pastime is booming following recent British successes in the Olympics and Tour de France

Public urged to make feelings known on Post Office closure plans

A consultation is taking place over Post Office plans for the Earls Court branch, and a public meeting is also taking place in September

Man wanted in connection with 'relentless theft spree' totalling £35,000

Austin Cabllero is wanted in connection with the thefts of jewellery, clothing, handbags, purses, cosmetics and sunglasses worth thousands

Step into 18th Century Royal Court at Queen Caroline's Garden Party

The event in the grounds of Kensington Palace brings back to life the glittering court of George II and Queen Caroline

London's worst commutes: Hellish roads with average rush-hour speeds of 3.8mph revealed

New figures show the average speed of cars on west London's worst rush-hour roads

How's your luck? Lamborghini owner wins £120,000 car - on his honeymoon!

Omar Kaaki says it's the best wedding present ever

Fraudsters jailed for targeting victims in Kensington and Chelsea

Callous Abdul Mohib and Mominur Rahman took £8,500 from a victim attending a funeral, £28,250 from an 85-year-old and a Rolex watch worth £20,850 from one 80-year-old

Campaign launched to stop giving money to street beggars

Kensington & Chelsea Council is urging people to contribute to charities instead of individuals

Imperial College donates 1.7 tonnes of food to homelessness charity

Homelessness charity Emmaus Colchester received the food in support of their ongoing work to end homelessness

What's going on near you this week: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this week for fun ideas of things to get up to!

Breaking moos: Cows return to Holland Park

The bovines are back in Kensington to help the development of wildflower meadows

Man who stole goods worth £35,000 from 17 thefts wanted by police

Police are asking for any information on a man who stole purses, handbags and jewellery from "high end" designer stores

Male model found not guilty of MDMA drink spiking in Kensington club

Matthew Riches, from Surrey, denied spiking a woman's drink with MDMA during a night out at The Roof Gardens, in Kensington, and was cleared by a jury

Summer holidays: 8 things to do with children when it's raining

Want to have fun this summer, but rainy weather keeping you inside? We have loads of fun ideas for things to do indoors!

Notting Hill Carnival: Route maps and road closures

Notting Hill Carnival is just around the corner; here is all the information you'll need about the Carnival route and road closures

What's going on near you this weekend: Things to do in west London

Find out what's going in your area this weekend for fun ideas of things to get up to!


Kensington has a rich mix of culture and upmarket shops, including Kensington High Street; one of London's busiest shopping destinations. South Kensington is home to Exhibition Road, famous for its museums such as the Natural History Museum, while other attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.

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